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Official verification of certification
status of Certified Hand Therapist
(CHT) is available to all interested parties.



The Mary Kasch Hand Therapy Certification Scholarship provides opportunities for professional development by providing financial support to an OT/PT interested in pursuing certification in hand therapy.
  • The May 2015 CHT Exam Results are Now Available Online

    by HTCC ADMIN | May 27, 2015

    HTCC has received the May 2015 exam results and has posted them online. Examination candidates may now log into the Certification Center on the HTCC website and view their own results (pass/fail). About two weeks after the score reports have been mailed, HTCC will post a list of passing candidates in the public section of the website. Please click here to log into the Certification Center.

  • Hand Therapy Week

    by HTCC ADMIN | May 19, 2015

    Hand Therapy Week runs from June 1st to June 7th. Help promote Hand Therapy Week in your clinic and in your community by purchasing and distributing HTCC's CHT Brochure and HTCC's Orthotics Brochure  under Brochures in Shop HTCC. To find out more about Hand Therapy week click here.


  • Exam Prep Panel Outlines Available to Download

    by HTCC ADMIN | Mar 02, 2015

    Please click here to download the Exam Prep Panel outlines for HTCC's Panel at the 2015 Philadelphia Hand Symposium.


  • AMP CHT Exam Candidate Experience Video

    by HTCC ADMIN | Apr 15, 2014

    Please click here to watch a short video designed for CHT examination candidates which provides an overview of computer-based testing procedures. We hope this video will increase your comfort level by outlining the process leading up to the test administration and letting you know what to expect on your testing day.


Who is a Certified Hand Therapist?

A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) is an occupational therapist or physical therapist who has a minimum of five years of clinical experience, including 4,000 hours or more in direct practice in hand therapy. In addition, the Certified Hand Therapist has successfully passed a comprehensive test of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper quarter rehabilitation. Because of changes in the profession, every CHT is required to demonstrate continued professional development and competency by recertifying every five years.



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2015 Exams
May 4 - 9
November 2 - 7

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Courses range from CE courses, Certification Programs, Fellowship and Independent Study.